Today, the MdBio Foundation is pleased to announce the Eastern Region finalists in the STEM Voice™ Video Competition, a nationwide opportunity for students in grades 5 to 12 to explore the importance of STEM. The competition encourages students to be creative and use video to show how much they love STEM.
Chosen from nearly 50 entries by a panel of STEM professionals, the following Eastern Regional semifinalists have been selected. One semifinalist from middle school (grades 5-8), one semifinalist from high school (grades 9-12), and one semifinalist from the new Group category was selected from each of the three regions. From the regional semifinalists, one grand prize winner will be selected from each of the semifinalist categories.
Eastern Region Individual Semifinalist | Middle School: Neha Chopade, Grade 6 (Alabama)
Eastern Region Individual Semifinalist | High School: Viviana Revera, Grade 10 (Puerto Rico)
Eastern Region Group Semifinalist | Middle School: Geramy Ponteau and Stephan Ponteau, Grade 5 (Georgia)
Eastern Region Group Semifinalist | High School: Delylah Kerner and Jennifer Horstkamp, Grade 10 (Maryland)
The STEM Voice™ Video Competition is managed by the Coalition of State Bioscience Institutes, CSBI, a group of non-profits focused on life sciences education, entrepreneurship and workforce development. MdBio is a member of CSBI and the East Coast Region Host for the competition.